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Mar 26, 2011 8:00am EDT
, but despite eight days of bombing the u.s. says military ground forces loyal to president gadhafi still pose a significant threat. on monday, president obama will address the nation on the libyan crisis. >>> disaster in japan. japan's prime minister describes the situation as grave and serious, after another dangerous radiation leak is found at the crippled fukushima nuclear power plant. u.s. navy barges are bringing fresh water to try to head off a meltdown "early" this saturday fresh water to try to head off a meltdown "early" this saturday morning, march 26th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to a gorgeous spring morning in new york city. 20-something degrees. but who cares, it looks nice. >> that's a beautiful picture, russ. >> welcome to "the early show," i'm russ mitchell. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. we begin with the latest on the battle for libya. rebels have recaptured the key eastern city of ajdabiya. nato takes control of some of the u.s.-led operation in libya in a matter of days, and president obama will address the nation on monday night to explain u.s. involvement in
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
morning, march 14th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and thanks for joining us on this monday morning. you can see, these are just some of the images which have been coming in, and frankly, they speak for themselves. they're just unimaginable. >> the devastation that we first saw here friday morning, and now, in the days after this disaster in japan, we continue to get more images, more video of exactly the impact that this is having on this nation and the people there. damage estimates in the tens of billions of dollars. but, of course you can't put a dollar figure on the loss of life. and the loss of life as the death toll estimates continue to increase hour by hour in the region. >> they do. and you hear those numbers and you know how well-prepared japan was to deal with something of this magnitude. frightening to think what could have been. the sheer magnitude of this catastrophe is frankly, staggering. the numbers barely begin to tell the story but they do give you a very good idea of where we stand at this hour. the official death toll is currently 2800. one po
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
with the u.s. and its allies. defense secretary gates says the u.s. will hand over control of the mission within the coming days. however, questions remain about america's long-term exit strategy. >>> disaster in japan. workers get another scare as smoke rises, once again, from that crippled nuclear plant and residents are now being warned about contaminated drinking water and food. this as the estimated death toll jumps to more than 18,000 "early" this monday morning, jumps to more than 18,000 "early" this monday morning, march 21st, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on a monday morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. >> following two very major stories this morning. first of which the situation in japan. all eyes on that nuclear facility in fukushima once again. this as reports as i mention a few moments ago, smoke emanating from that troubled reactor 3 there. and now reports of radiation levels detected radiation levels in both the food and the water in that safety zone around the nuclear plant right now. we're going to continue
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 5:00pm EDT
schools to go into lockdown. police do not know how many weapons were used but say they have identified several people of interest. >> if anyone saw anything -- i mean, the littlest thing, to help the police to catch his killer, because it's senseless. and it needs to stop. >> reporter: dobbs just moved to the area from glen burnie. his cousin said he loves football. and almost always had a smile on his face. >> he had a big heart. a kind soul. and he wasn't that type of person to be shot down and murdered like that. my little cousin can't breathe another day. he can't open his eyes. he can't hug his mother. he can't do nothing. >> reporter: both police and the family say they don't know the motive behind the shooting, whether he may have been bullied. >> these are the incidents and the things that happen that stems from people being bullied. you know, people being picked on. i mean, he had dreams, you know. and now them dreams are gone. >> news release sent out late this afternoon. police say this all stemmed from a fight. they would not do an interview with us today. reporting live in
CBS
Mar 3, 2011 7:00am EST
options, helping business achievers better manage their cash flow. pnc. for the achiever in us all. >>> good morning. striking back. moammar gadhafi's air force bombs a key rebel position as u.s. officials warn of the potential danger of a no-fly zone over libya. we'll go live to libya for the latest on the conflict. >>> targeting troops. new details emerge in the shooting deaths of two u.s. airmen in germany, as officials investigate the suspect's possible ties to terrorism. we'll take you to frankfurt where the suspect will appear in court today. >>> and helpless. in an emotional appearance on capitol hill actor mickey rooney admits he's a victim of elder abuse. we're going to hear more from the 90-year-old hollywood legend about the issue that affects millions of americans, "early" this thursday morning, march 3rd, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and hi everyone welcome to "the early show" here on a thursday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. good to have you with us today. we begin with the very latest from libya. this morning, leader moamma
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, through the pittsburgh area, all the way down into kentucky. that will get to us later tonight. and we have had some reports of hail and very gusty winds. because of the activity moving across the mountains, if it holds together, we do have a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for carroll, howard, montgomery, and all areas west of us, until 11:00 tonight. not in effect for the baltimore area, as you can see. that may change later tonight. but some of these storms are moving in across washington and frederick, seem to be weakening. because we have this cool, damp, ocean air, which helps to break down this air mass. once all of this activity passes us, we have chilly temps headed our way. tim williams in the outback with a look at what we have tomorrow and through the end of the week as well. >> as the front moves on through here, we're going to see cooler air settle in, as bob just mentioned. let's take a look and give you an idea of how this all plays out. this low, pulling in the warm air on the front side of this. the back edge has temperatures that are bringing snow to the northern
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
on the ground and they are using tanks to try to take back misrata the last city in western libya still in rebel hands. witnesses say attacks this week have left dozens dead. the u.s. has commanded the international assault so far, but hopes to hand off control in the next few days. >> we will continue to support the efforts to protect the libyan people. but we will not be in the lead. >> reporter: diplomats say leaders are getting closer to an agreement that will put nato in charge of running the no-fly zone. the alliance has sent war ships to the waters off the libyan coast, joining the u.s. vessels on patrol there. joel brown, cbs news, the state department. >>> if coalition forces maintain the no-fly zone for more than a couple of month, the experts now estimate it could end up costing more than a billion dollars. >>> workers of that crippled nuclear plant in japan have shut down the recovery operations again as new radiation fears rise. tap water at the tokyo purification plant has tested positive for radiation. the levels were twice the levels and authorities are warning parents not to let
CBS
Mar 19, 2011 8:00am EDT
>>> good morning. the libyan government of moammar gadhafi calls the u.s. resolution to intervene invalid, and says western allies will regret interfering in libya. in the eastern half of the country, rebels shot down a warplane attacking their stronghold, despite gadhafi's claims of a cease-fire. president obama says america could soon join its nato allies in military action. are we on the brink of intervention? >>> and disaster in japan. exhausted engineers struggle to get power restored at the country's crippled nuclear reactors. in the hopes of avoiding a meltdown. meanwhile, high levels of radiation begin to show up in food in japan, as the country's prime minister urges his people to show courage in the wake of their unspeakable tragedy. we'll have those stories "early" this saturday morning, march we'll have those stories "early" this saturday morning, march 19th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> new york city waking up to a sunny saturday morning. the last saturday before spring begins. welcome to "the early show." i'm rebecca jarvis. >> and i'm russ mitchell. two major
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 4:00pm EDT
warplanes are flying toward libya to control its skies. and for the first time, u.s. commanders say they're using the jets to attack gadhafi's troops on the ground. it may be working. in the key eastern city of misrata, gadhafi tanks are beginning to retreat, after a week-long assault on civilians. in ajafia, where they worked in forces for days, rebels found newfound confidence. >> this is a matter of time. time only. after maybe one day. these tanks will surrender. >> reporter: president obama says sending in u.s. troops on the ground is absolutely out of the question. u.s. forces are already scaling back flights over libya. coalition troops are now flying more than half of the missions. >> reporter: bombed but not broken, moammar gadhafi appeared for the first time in a week. he rallied supporters and portrayed himself as a victim of western powers on a mission to steal libya's oil. he gave no hint he was giving up. >> gadhafi has basically sworn he will not show mercy to anybody who comes at him. that is not exactly an invitation to negotiate. >> reporter: gadhafi with a firm grip on
CBS
Mar 27, 2011 9:00am EDT
a sobering anniversary. one that reminds us how history can sometimes hang just by a thread. it happened 30 years ago only blocks from the white house. the actions of a few quick- thinking people made all the difference. bob schieffer will be telling us all about it in our sunday morning cover story. >> schieffer: the scene has been replayed countless times on our tvs, but what many of us have forgotten or maybe never really knew is what a close call it really was. >> mr. president. (gun fire). >> he had the most scripted presidency. this was its most unscripted day. >> schieffer: later on sunday morning, the day we almost lost a president. >> osgood: the business world is all abuzz these days over houlder shultz's piping hot ambitions. katie couric this morning will join him for a birthday celebration. >> we're 200,000 partners strong. >> only been up since 3:00. >> couric: he's got as much energy as the triple shot expresso. >> we discovered a piece of equipment.... >> reporter: starbucks ceo howard shultz has seen his company through thick and thin. he's now brewing big plans for the fut
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
says the rules need to be changed immediately. >>> targeting libya. u.s. and allied forces continue air strikes for the fifth straight night, but fail to stop moammar gadhafi from attacking a key rebel-held area. and in washington, the speaker of the house takes on president obama, as to why he didn't talk to congress before launching the attacks. >>> and remembering a legend. fans, friends, and some of hollywood's biggest stars honor elizabeth taylor's work both on-screen and off as the nation mourns the passing of the big-screen icon. we're going to look back at her life and her love, "early" this thursday morning, march 24th, life and her love, "early" this thursday morning, march 24th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "the early show" here on a thursday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. boy do we have a talker of a story. >> is this a stunner or what? it tops our news this morning. we begin with the investigation of washington's reagan national airport, where air traffic controller apparently just fell asleep on the job early wedn
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
. we'll have police activity on the right hand shoulder. count on us for information at wjz.com. >>> here's what people will be talking about today. two uncontrolled landings of jetliners at reagan international. aviation officials say they've never seen anything like this before. >> reporter: the transportation secretary ordered a national review of air traffic control staffing following a scary incident at reagan national airport. two airliners loaded with passengers were trying to land and the control tower went sigh leapt -- silent. an american airlines was forced to contact a regional controller 40 miles away. the recording captured the confusion. >> we called a few times on the land line and now, we're calling on the commercial line. they're not answering. >> reporter: moments later, a united flight was on approach. >> just so you're aware, we had one aircraft going into dca and the tower is unmanned. we called on the phone and no one's answering. that aircraft went into the uncontrolled airport. >> reporter: the two planes landed safely and the incident raised questio
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 11:00pm EDT
calling for a study of the to youers at other airports across the country. >>> tonight u.s. is patrolling off the coast of libya. nato forces continue with air strikes against gadhafi's troops. at the same time the rebel forces took steps today to form a government. and president obama says the no fly zone will absolutely not lead to a u.s. land invasion. >>> in japan tonight there was a run on bottled water in the area surrounding the nuclear power plant. the radiation is twice the recommended level for babies so parents are advised not to give them tap wort and raid -- water. and radiation has also been found in -- reactor 3. >>> the loss of a legend. tonight fans are mourning the death of elizabeth taylor. she was 79 years old. kenneth gibson reports on taylor's profound effect on hollywood. >> i'm not going to say good- bye to you here in the moonlight. >> reporter: the world did have to say goodbye to elizabeth taylor wednesday. her violet eyes. >> the world is going to miss liz. i know everybody who loved her and worked with her and had the privilege of being in her space is going t
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 7:00pm EDT
he can't predict how long the operation will last, he did say the u.s. could transfer control of it to allied by saturday. house speaker boehner wrote to president obama today to complain that the mission's goals are not clearly defined. more now from mark phillips in tripoli. >> reporter: day five of the bombing campaign over libya and the combined coalition air forces have declared something like victory. >> their air force no longer exists as a fighting force. so the point that we can operate over the air space with impunity. >> reporter: control of the skies has led to near control on the ground, as muammar qaddafi's forces have learned. and as the bombing has continued, the brave face of the regime is showing some worry lines. instead of rambling on for hours as he often does, muammar qaddafi's latest pep rally's speech lasted a brief three minutes. out in public is a risky place for him to be these days. and where the obedient cheering crowds once numbered in tens of thousands, now they are often down to a few hundred, sometimes to mere dozens. even the regime's p. r. ma
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 4:00pm EDT
in the way but is now on board. >> reporter: u.s. officials say the handoff is a sure thing. and it will come within a few days. however, the white house has been vague about the american military's role going forward. allies have been flying an increasing number of missions over libya. and nato ships are patrolling the sea, trying to prevent arms and mercenaries from slipping in. at the united nations, danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> nato powers have been meeting in belgium for six days to consider the way ahead, including how aggressive this mission should be. >> reporter: disturbing details. new information today in the case of a city police officer, accused of sexually assaulting a teen in harford county. weijia jiang is in the newsroom with statements from both the officer and the victim. >> reporter: 44-year-old kevin roland admits in charging documents that he touched a 17- year-old girl. officer roland was released on bail today. in the documents, he said he would kiss, hug, and touched the teenager. he admits he became aroused but denies the two ever had sex. in the char
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